UCSB Students Describe Their Path to Higher Education, Often Paved by Family’s Sacrifice

Many students’ journeys to UCSB began not with themselves, but with their parents.  
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Here’s What You Need To Know About I.V. CSD Elections This November

The openings for the 2020 ballot include two seats with a four-year term and one seat with a two-year term.
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The “Uphill Fight that the Black Community in America has Constantly Been Fighting Towards”: UCSB and IV Community Speak on Black Lives Matter Movement

As protest headlines disappear from mainstream news, it remains unclear how the Black Lives Matter movement has changed, or will change, the community of Isla Vista and UCSB.
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CSO Officer Tests Positive for COVID-19, Program Suspended until July 31

Brock initially suspended the program until July 5, but later extended the suspension until the end of July.
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Academic Council Recommends UC To Defund Police, Ban Police Firearms

The Academic Council centered the recommendations on statements they received from students and faculty across the UC System about anti-Black police violence.
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From Four Members to First Place: The Trajectory of UCSB Taara Dance Group

In less than a year since the group’s inception in June 2018, the four hopeful members became a winning team of 12 in their dream competition.
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Santa Barbara County Beaches To Close Fourth of July Weekend

The beaches will remain open for surfing, swimming, paddleboarding, boogie boarding, kayaking, boating and other active water activities. 
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Case Count in I.V. Reaches Double Digits; Yang Announces Five Additional Cases in UCSB Community

Five participants in a campus research study focusing on asymptomatic cases of coronavirus tested positive for the virus.
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UCSB Library Offers Community Perspectives in New COVID-19 Archives Project

Through a google form on the University Library website, interested participants can answer questions about their coronavirus stories.
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Close to 1,000 March to Sands Beach for Justice for George Floyd on Saturday

Floyd’s death — as well as the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and Tony McDade — have ignited protests against violence toward Black people in over a dozen cities. 
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Isla Vista Census Self-Response Rate Averages Below 50% As of May 26

The results of the census affect a decade’s worth of congressional representation and federal funding in communities.
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Term in Review: EVPLA Christian Ornelas

Besides his original platform goals, Ornelas’ position as EVPLA required his participation in frequent student and administration discussions across campus. 
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Isla Vista “Mirror Bus” Driver Arrested for Stalking

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested Zachary Coughlin, the driver of the “mirror van,” for stalking on Monday night in Isla Vista around 10 p.m.
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Bicyclist Seriously Injured After Collision With a Car in Isla Vista

California Highway Patrol and American Medical Response paramedics arrived on the scene of the crash north of the intersection of Camino Del Sur and Sueño Road.
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UCSB Considers Hybrid-Instruction Courses for Fall Quarter 2020

The county confirmed Isla Vista’s first case of coronavirus on March 30. Five weeks later, it remains I.V.’s only confirmed case.
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